Awards & Advancement

Oschmann to chair Merck’s executive board

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Germany-based Merck has appointed Stefan Oschmann as new chairman of the executive board and CEO. The appointment will take effect with the end of the Annual General Meeting on April 29, 2016. Oschmann will succeed Karl-Ludwig Kley, who will retire after nine years as head of Merck.

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BRANY solution takes two 2015 app design awards

Thursday, October 8, 2015

ProtocolBuilder, a first-of-its-kind solution for writing clinical trial protocols, has received Gold Awards for “Best New Service Award or Application” and “Health Application” in the 2015 [app] design awards sponsored by design100. The awards celebrate creativity and innovation in design achievements by app creators and commissioners.

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Arena President/CEO to step down

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Arena Pharmaceuticals has announced that, at the request of the board of directors, company President and CEO Jack Lief has retired from the company, including the board. Dr. Harry Hixson, a director of Arena since 2004, has been appointed to serve as interim chief executive officer and interim principal financial officer. Arena will immediately initiate a search for a new chief executive.

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